| May 28, 2013
| 6:10 PM
Aaron Leeds just wanted his breakfast. Not the attention, not an article in a parent newsletter, not an award. Just an egg sandwich from Pepe's.
As Leeds walked into the North Baltimore restaurant on a December morning on his way to school, a white...
| May 26, 2013
| 1:52 PM
When passersby drive through West Baltimore's Sandtown-Winchester community, they won't see flags symbolizing unity or notice traces of an affluent town. What they will see is a neighborhood once riddled with drug trade and prostitution, now being...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 5:55 AM
Formstone may be out, but what about putting more wood into 21st century versions of Baltimore's classic urban dwelling, the row home?
Hoping to encourage more use of climate-friendly wood in housing, the U.S. Forest Service is teaming up with City Hall...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 12:02 PM
White marble has stood as a Baltimore icon for decades, primarily as rowhouse steps, the preferred gathering place for residents in many neighborhoods.
The marble also served as the street-level façade for a number of downtown buildings, greeting...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 3:00 AM
On his 19th century travels through the United States, the French philosopher Alexis de Tocqueville marveled at the American experience of a diversity of civic organizations formed through gifts of time and money. "Wherever at the head of some new...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 3:00 AM
This Friday, June 21, at 10 a.m., Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna, Inc. will cut the ribbon on the "House That Bel Air Built," located at 404 Giles Street in Bel Air.
This will be the 71st home HHS has built since its inception in 1993 and the first...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 7:17 PM
Harford Grant Academy, a 12-week program that provides training in grant research, proposal development, grant-writing skills and grant management, graduated it first class on Dec. 5. It is believed to be the first of its kind in Maryland, according to...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 4:10 AM
For 51 weeks out of the year, West Towson resident Glen Gutierrez and his employees at European Landscape & Design are charged with taking a customer's vision and effectively making it appear in their back yard.
But in the week leading up to the...
| May 17, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Edward H. "Ham" Welbourn Jr., a retired insurance executive and World War II veteran, died April 29 of complications from dementia at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. He was 98.
The son of Edward H. Welbourn, who owned Rennous Kleinle...
| May 16, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Robert M. Douglass, former chief engineer of Baltimore Gas & Electric Co.'s Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant, died Monday of cancer at his home in Port Republic, Calvert County. He was 88.
The son of an electrical engineer and a homemaker, Robert...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 11:34 AM
The dice were rolling, the roulette wheel was spinning and cards were – literally – laid on the table Tuesday night, as Hollywood Casino Perryville premiered Maryland's first table games.
Casino officials unveiled their 20 table games to...
| May 16, 2013
| 10:46 AM
Forecasters are watching for development of potentially severe thunderstorms across Maryland late Thursday, though the strongest chances for severe weather were expected in Southern Maryland.
Warming temperatures are expected to fuel the atmospheric...